I was chatting with Kneehill Regional FCSS Co-ordinator Shelley Jackson Berry the other day. Shelley suggested I should reach out and ask our readers to submit some comments on positive things that have resulted due to all of the pandemic isolation and social distancing.

Perhaps a friend or a neighbor has done something to brighten your day.

Maybe someone went grocery shopping for you. Perhaps someone left an amazingly delicious poppy seed braid (drizzled with icing) at your back door. Ok, that

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April 19-25, 2020 is National Volunteer Week in Canada.

At last, something that hasn’t been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It’s time to applaud our amazing volunteers. Don’t forget to give yourself a hand.

We want all of our readers to cut out and/or print out the clapping hands image, available on the back page of this newspaper and personalize and decorate your windows with them. I’m suggesting that you smother your windows with them. With all of that clapping

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I hope everyone had an enjoyable Easter. It would have been nice to have a few more family member around our dining room table but, like they say, “We’re all in this together.”

In the last week we’ve seen lots and lots of robins return. We’ve seen gophers skip across the roads. The geese are flying north once again and a big “blue bottle’ fly landed on the west wall of White and Company on a sunny afternoon.

“Big deal”, you say. Well let me t

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If you have telephoned the office of Capital Printers Ltd. anytime since the mid-1980s, chances are pretty good that you spoke to Barb Widmer.

That’s right, Barb was part of The Capital family for about 35 years. I say “was” because we were forced to lay Barb off last week due to the economic crisis we are dealing with due, in part, to the COVID-19 pandemic. Oh sure, it’s not like the Alberta economy wasn’t in crisis mode before the pandemic but at least we could at

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